All fitness classes are held in the William H. Pitt Center Aerobics Room unless otherwise noted. Spinning Classes are held in the spinning room in the CWC Fitness Area in Donovan Hall.
Classes are free and open to all SHU full time students and Pitt Center members. The class size is limited, so please arrive early to secure your spot and sign the sign-in sheet. To register and prepay for the staff only classes please call 203-365-7543. To obtain additional health and wellness opportunities, refer to the SHU Employee Wellness Program website.
2016 Fall Semester Student Fitness Classes
Transform the shape of your body with this dancer inspired workout. A muscle intensive workout designed to reshape and elongate the body. Based on Lotte Burke and The Bar Method, a Pilates and yoga fashioned dancer's workout that burns calories and whips all your major muscle groups into a sculpted, long, lean shape.
A great combination! Intense cardio workout done at the ballet barre.
The class will incorporate circuit training, resistance bands and body weight exercises that will strengthen and tone the entire body. All levels welcome and encouraged!
Come join the fun during this nonstop aerobic workout! This high energy dance class will have easy to follow choreographed movements, that will make you forget you are even working out! All levels welcome.
A combination of cardio burst training, body weight resistance training, boxing and kickboxing that will help tone your body and teach you to hit!
HIIT - Insanity
High intensity interval training at is very best! Build muscle while stripping away fat, increase cardiovascular endurance and improve stamina all in one class!
A fun and intense workout that takes place on a specialized Spin bike. The room stays charged with great music as your instructor motivates you and guides you through various types of riding techniques.
Get your cycle on with a great Spin class followed by band work to tone and strengthenyour upper body.
Stretch & Mobility
Sore? Tight? Need to move better? Increase your flexibility while decreasing pain. This class will help you to improve your motion and strength by incorporating stretching, bands, barre and partner work. Come give your body what it deserves and gain the movement you've always wanted!
STRONG by Zumba™ combines high intensity interval training with the science of Synced Music Motivation. In every class, music and moves sync in a way that pushes you past your perceived limits, to reach your fitness goals faster.
A head to toe strength training and muscle conditioning class using different equipment each week, as well as one's own body weight. We will target all muscles, including, of course, the core, all in 45 minutes!
Total Body Spin
A traditional spinning class with some weight work added to efficiently achieve a cardio and strength training class in one shot. Strength training will focus on the upper body and core through light resistance and high repetition.
Yoga combines various postures to tone, strengthen and align the body; it focuses on strength, flexibility and spirituality. Yoga also incorporates breathing techniques and meditation.
Zumba & Abs
Move fast and have fun! Zumba is a fast paced, Latin inspired, dance party-fitness class. Bring your energy and get ready to work your whole body to the beat of great music. This class will incorporate a core workout for strong abs.
45 Minute Madness
We will be doing a Full body circuit with 5 minute bursts on each muscle group along with dynamic warm up and cool down. This make for an excellent and fun total body workout!
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